8 worldwide journalism opportunities to apply to in August

by IJNet
Oct 30, 2018 in Journalism Basics

Are you looking for new funding, prizes or mentorship? Here are eight opportunities for journalists worldwide that have deadlines in the month of August.

Fund for women journalists Deadline: August 7, 2018

The Howard G. Buffett Fund supports women journalists in their endeavors, including exposing underreported issues, challenging traditional narratives, developing expertise, pursuing training and more. Grant amounts depend on the proposal. To learn more, click here.

Anti-corruption conference offers fellowships for young journalists Deadline: August 15, 2018

Journalists 34 and younger from developing countries can apply for a fully-funded trip to attend the 18th International Anti-Corruption Conference (IACC) in Copenhagen to report. English fluency is required. Learn more here.

Thomson Foundation hosts journalism competition Deadline: August 17, 2018

Young journalists from developing countries can submit their work for a chance to travel to London for the 2018 UK Foreign Press Association Awards. Print, audio, video and multimedia works are all accepted. Click here to learn more about how to enter.

Program on covering women’s and children’s health issues Deadline: August 21, 2018

Journalists 30 and younger with experience covering health issues can apply for this program from the International Center for Journalists, PMNCH and sponsored by the World Health Organization. Journalists will travel on a fully-funded trip to New Delhi for the 2018 Partner’s Forum. To learn more, click here.

Poynter offers fact-checking fellowships Deadline: August 31, 2018

Journalists interested in fact-checking can apply to spend time embedded at a fact-checking organization in another country with support from the  International Fact-Checking Network at Poynter. Learn more here.

Fellowship brings journalists to U.S. newsrooms Deadline: August 31, 2018

Journalists in developing countries who are interested in spending time in a U.S. newsroom can apply for a six-month fellowship from Alfred Friendly Press. The fellowship covers all costs and includes an orientation at the Missouri School of Journalism. For more information, click here.

Youth video competition seeks entries Deadline: August 31, 2018

Filmmakers age 30 and under can submit short videos showcasing activities to fight climate change to a competition organized by the UNFCCC secretariat and the UNDP-GEF Small Grants Program. Winners will receive an all-expenses-paid trip to COP 24 in Katowice, Poland. Click here for more information.

Truthbuzz Fellowship seeks media professionals Deadline: Rolling

English-speaking media professionals in Brazil, India, Indonesia, Nigeria and the United States can apply for this six- to twelve-month fellowship from the International Center for Journalists (ICFJ), with the support of Craig Newmark Philanthropies. Fellows will work in partner media organizations developing compelling stories that fight misinformation. Learn more here.

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